YOU CAN GO WITH THIS OR YOU CAN GO WITH THAT

November 19, 2016
12PM – 4PM Gallery Hours
4PM – 7PM Opening Reception

Mana Contemporary Chicago
2233 S Throop St, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL


 

YOU CAN GO WITH THIS OR YOU CAN GO WITH THAT

 

This is a one-night exhibition of emerging ceramic artists currently enrolled in MFA programs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Cranbrook Academy of Art, hosted by Mana Contemporary: a diverse exchange of different artists pushing and exploring the boundaries of contemporary ceramics in sculpture and installation. Artists include: Lucia Sbardellati, Tanya Long, Yewen Dong, Wade Tullier, Angel Marin, Sara Nishikawa, David Siever, Anjuli Wright, Guo Cheng, Desiree Coral, Flor Widmar, Kat Restko, Ben Harle, Michaela Thewes, and Kushala Vora.

About the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
For more than 150 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating the world’s most influential artists, designers, and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago, with a fine arts graduate program consistently ranking among the top programs in the nation, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago, on-campus galleries, and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC’s students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world.

About Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook Academy of Art has been one of the nation’s leading graduate schools of art, architecture, and design for more than 75 years. The Academy is a graduate-only program designed to support individual exploration and mentoring. Ten Artists-in-Residence work individually with students to determine their course of study, based on a rigorous studio-based practice of making art. In recent years, Cranbrook has produced the highest number, per capita, of student Fulbright scholars in the United States.

Image: Yewen Dong, Memory, Time, Water, 2015